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Orissa’s bamboo craft: the fascinating process from bamboo to a place in your home

Orissa’s bamboo craft: the fascinating process from bamboo to a place in your home

I am the bamboo craft of Orissa, one of the oldest crafts known to man. This is my story. The art and craft tradition of a particular region makes fo ...
Chanderi- a tapestry of memories

Chanderi- a tapestry of memories

“To move, to breathe, to fly, to float; to gain all while you give; to roam the roads of lands remote; to travel is to live.” ― Hans Christian Anderse ...
15 crafts that all Indians must know about

15 crafts that all Indians must know about

Here are some of the amazing crafts that every Indian must know about: 1. Blue Pottery from Jaipur, Rajasthan Based out of Jaipur, Rajasthan ...
That which floats in air – Kota Doria

That which floats in air – Kota Doria

The light, gossamer touch of the Kota doria fabric will remind you of a delicate spiders’ web. It’s a unique and an almost transparent weave which is ...
The delicate art of Ari embroidery

The delicate art of Ari embroidery

It’s a craft you instantly associate with Kashmir. It abounds with vibrant floral motifs, and delicate creepers among others.  Crewel embroidery is in ...
Pattachitra Art from Orissa, India

Pattachitra Art from Orissa, India

Pattachitra is an ancient folk art from eastern India whose charm lies in its effortless style of sketching, colours, lines and space usage. The word ...
Pichwai Paintings

Pichwai Paintings

The purpose of Pichhwais, other than its artistic appeal, is to narrate tales of Krishna to the illiterate. It can be painted, embroidered, printed o ...
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